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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 04 March 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except south 15 to 25 over western sections Tuesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming south 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon except south 25 to 35 over western sections. Wind becoming south 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 04 March 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 4 March 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior will continue to give
strong to gale force outflow winds to mainland inlets of the north
and central coasts tonight and Tuesday morning.

These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel overnight and Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west.
Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southerlies strong to gale
force southerlies will develop over Bowie late Tuesday.

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